She Collapsed In Her Kitchen From COVID-19. The Next Day She Was Nearly 300 Miles From Home.
Rural hospitals are overwhelmed by the coronavirus, causing patients to be flown hundreds of miles from their homes to get care.
Was It Selfish To See My Grandmother Before She Died?
I wasn’t planning on spending the holidays with my family, but when I heard my grandmother was dying, I had to make a decision.
A Georgia Republican Senator Donated Her Salary To Anti-LGBTQ And Anti-Abortion Organizations
Loeffler, the richest member of Congress, is fighting for her seat against Democrat Raphael Warnock in a January runoff election.
Biden Has Finally Won Arizona, Turning It Democratic For The First Time In Decades
Fox News and the Associated Press called Arizona for Biden days ago, but there were still more votes to count.
Republican Women Had A Big Night In Congress, But Their Party Is Still Overwhelmingly Male
Republicans broke a record in the House, electing the most new women from their party to Congress ever.
"What Is Your Message To Donald Trump?"
We Asked Americans For Their Messages To Biden After He Won
"Thank you. Just thank you for winning."
People Can Vote Without A Mask in Almost Every State
BuzzFeed News spoke to election officials in all 50 states, and nearly everyone said the same thing: We want you to wear a mask, but we won’t stop you from voting if you refuse.
Homeless Shelter Staff Are Saving New York's School System
School reopening has been a massive struggle for families experiencing homelessness in New York City. But without support from shelter workers, it could have been so much worse.
Dozens Of Black Employees Said They Faced Racism At Planned Parenthood, An Internal Audit Found
Alexis McGill Johnson, Planned Parenthood’s first Black president in decades, vowed to make changes in response to the audit, which was obtained by BuzzFeed News.
A Senator Wrote An Impassioned Letter To Her Colleagues About Her IVF Treatment And Trump’s Supreme Court Nominee
The letter is in response to reports that Judge Amy Coney Barrett publicly supported an organization that believes in vitro fertilization should be criminalized.
The Trump Administration Is Giving Up Its Fight To Prevent Undocumented Teens From Getting Abortions
The administration issued a new policy explicitly preventing ORR staff from blocking minors in its care from obtaining abortions or disclosing their pregnancies.
Volunteers Are Coming Out In Droves To Support Planned Parenthood After Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s Death
Planned Parenthood and other reproductive rights groups are mobilizing droves of new volunteers and running TV ads to elect Democrats after Ginsburg’s death.
Employees Are Calling Out Major Reproductive Rights Organizations For Racism And Hypocrisy
Reproductive rights issues disproportionately affect Black people, yet the leadership of those groups is predominantly white and Black employees say they are marginalized. “I have never been treated so horribly in my life as I was at Planned Parenthood,” said one woman.
The Supreme Court Made It Easier For Employers To Deny Insurance Coverage For Birth Control
The decision watered down the Affordable Care Act's "contraceptive mandate," allowing employers and universities to opt out of providing health insurance coverage for contraception for religious or moral reasons.
The Supreme Court Struck Down An Anti-Abortion Law In Louisiana In Its First Major Abortion Case Under Trump
The Supreme Court upheld the constitutional right to abortion Monday, rejecting a state’s attempts to limit access to the procedure for the second time in four years.
Unprecedented Protests Swept US Cities And Small Towns For A Second Weekend
Calls to defund the police were a common refrain at many of the protests, which seem unparalleled in modern memory in their scale and sweep.
Homeland Security’s Inspector General Is Opening A Review Of The Department’s Treatment Of Pregnant Detainees
The announcement comes following BuzzFeed News’ report of a woman giving birth in a detention center near San Diego.
They Marched For Breonna Taylor And Repeated A Powerful Message: “Black Women Are Not An Afterthought”
Tenelle Veira single-handedly organized a protest specifically for Breonna Taylor, saying Black women are often overlooked when people talk about police brutality.
Some Cities Are Shutting Down Coronavirus Testing During The Protests
“Data is our eyes and ears in this pandemic. Without having it, we are operating blindly,” one public health expert said.